Proposed bill inadvertently bans chocolate milk in schools statewide

Some parents are outraged and say that chocolate

Some parents are outraged and say that chocolate contains protein and calcium. (Credit: News 12)

Gov. Dannel Malloy said Friday that he will not sign a bill that inadvertently bans chocolate milk from school cafeterias across the state.

The bill aims to crack down on the amount of sodium in drinks served to kids at school. There is sodium in plain white milk as well as chocolate milk. Neither have much, but the bill would ban milk that has sodium added to it, including the chocolate powder...

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